December 11, 1944

3:30 p.m. After completing the itemization of the remaining stock for Mr. Wasizuka I went with Mr. Kawa to Kobe Marine, the buying house of Akatsu Kubatai. Mr. Uta informed us that we need the signature of Capt. Ukamoto at the Kumiyan (?).

6 p.m. Punctually, I was fetched by the Navy car to go to Col. Aoyama’s home for a parley. I explained my philosophy, my ideology for the NLA, as also my plan of objectives, * * * Mr. _______________ and Mr. _______________ as also Col. Aoyama were very appreciative of my plans.